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Wat Tyler Country Park

Wat Tyler Country Park Pitsea Hall Lane, Basildon SS16 4UH, England
+44 1268 550088
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Great place

One of our favourite places to go, whether walking the dog or entertaining children. The walks are... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
sjpaterson
via mobile
Lovely outing

Life time experience. Good value for money and kids really enjoyed it. The scenery is great and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
jndlovu
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County Dublin, Ireland
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125 acres in size and declared an SSSI due to the wildlife present with Hawthorn scrub, meadow and saltmarsh habitats. Attractions include a miniature railway, sculpture trail, visitor centre, refreshment facilities, birdwatching hides and an adventure playground for the children.
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good38%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“rspb centre” (14 reviews)
“train ride” (14 reviews)
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Wat Tyler Country Park Pitsea Hall Lane, Basildon SS16 4UH, England
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+44 1268 550088
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"miniature railway"
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"rspb centre"
in 14 reviews
"train ride"
in 14 reviews
"mini train"
in 10 reviews
"nice walk"
in 12 reviews
"children's play area"
in 9 reviews
"dog walking"
in 8 reviews
"all ages"
in 25 reviews
"gift shop"
in 7 reviews
"boat museum"
in 7 reviews
"fresh air"
in 8 reviews
"small train"
in 6 reviews
"craft shops"
in 5 reviews
"lots of space"
in 7 reviews
"an adventure"
in 4 reviews
"open space"
in 6 reviews
"nice cafe"
in 7 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

One of our favourite places to go, whether walking the dog or entertaining children. The walks are great and the Explosives Trail is interesting for all ages. There’s great picnic and play areas for all ages. The gift centre and care are great to visit...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Life time experience. Good value for money and kids really enjoyed it. The scenery is great and its a peace full place.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We love Wat Tyler park! A great place to walk, bird watch, take the kids and take the dogs. The explosive trail is interesting and as a teacher who has taken pupils on over night stays there are lots of interesting things to discover. The...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nice place to spend a few hours on a lovely day. Nice visitors centre with free parking, Lovely clean cafe upstairs.Had a leisurely walk with a friend along the sculpture trail and the WWII trail. Lots for kids to do. Would highly recommend

Thank Oluwabukola O
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Gentle stroll, walking a dog, keeping children occupied, or a quiet picnic. We love this Country Park. The café is welcoming, with good food, and the staff are very friendly and helpful. There is a lot of history surrounding this area, and there is plenty...More

Thank Valerie B
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Reviewed 9 March 2018 via mobile

I love walking my dog at wat tyler everyday, someone has had the bright idea of charging to park your car there........the council have no idea as yet to what the money generated will be used for! Clearly just a.money making exercise and a way...More

2  Thank Chris M
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Reviewed 3 March 2018

Went with the grandchildren. Plenty for them to do as well as excellent walks. The bird hides are an added bonus as there is plenty of wild life to see.

Thank Sandra H
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Reviewed 3 March 2018

lovely park with lots to do. could be anywhere in the country. Useful art and craft sheds lots and parking and some lovely walks

Thank stelljohn
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Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

Great to walk with dogs or alone. Lots of different walks and great park for kids too. Plenty of parking

Thank Tracey S
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Reviewed 3 January 2018 via mobile

We regularly take the dogs over here as a family and also visit on themed days, its great for picnics,dog walking,just enjoying the sun. If you have smaller children there is a great playground with loads to do, A framed tables and various benches and...More

Thank Dean K
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mistlebear
6 March 2018|
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Response from Lesley H | Reviewed this property |
Yes, as far as I know it will be £1 but not sure when it’s being introduced
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Ron S
17 January 2017|
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Response from RichG1969 | Reviewed this property |
I have heard rumours that the idea has been mooted at the Council for part of Wat Tyler to be turned over for housing. How true or not this is remains to be seen. I think it wise to keep an eye open for public notices just... More
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lallymau
31 July 2016|
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Response from Ron S | Reviewed this property |
i beleive the park caters for all ages
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